Friday, August 2, 2013

LEA Announces Round 5 AIRS!

Yooma Mayo's Round 4 LEA work ‘Mechanical Circus'

The LEA is pleased to announce the fifth round of Artists-in-Residence, who will receive a full sim for five
months on which to create and display their proposed projects:

Karkassus Jigsaw
Giovanna Cerise
Takni Resident
Marx Catteneo
NaTaS Janus
aloisio congrejo
Joey Aboma
Livio Korobase
Azwaldo Villota
Eupalinos Ugajin
Newbab Zsigmond
Asterion Coen
Winter Wardhani
Scotsgraymouser Janus
Gracie Kendal
Crap Mariner
Johnas Merlin
Kimika Ying
gnupf gufler

The LEA received 30+ high-quality applications, and it was a difficult decision, but those selected submitted truly outstanding proposals that represent a diverse range of virtual art. While a handful are artists returning for a second round, the majority will be exhibiting at the LEA for the first time. Projects range from full-sim immersions, to innovative builds geared specifically for multimedia works such as sound and machinima projects.

Artists will have up to four months to build their projects (though many have suggested they will be completed sooner), with all exhibits set to be open by End of November. Many will likely open sooner, though, so keep an eye on this blog for announcements of exhibit openings and related special events.

The previous four rounds of LEA land grant artists-in-residence have resulted in some truly exceptional works, and we anticipate this next group to be just as fantastic. Congratulations to all the artists, we can’t wait to see your vision!


  1. Two Janus's?

    Oh, this is going to be good.

  2. This is an amazing and truly admirable endeavor. I look forward to touring the builds! Thank you, LEA.